VIRTUOZY MUSIC

IRINA DUBTSOVA - IRON LADY OF THE VARIETY
Brave, bright and decisive - this is Irina Dubtsova, whose songs are taken for the soul and made to experience genuine emotions. She is called the “iron lady” of modern…

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RODION SHCHEDRIN - KING OF A MODERN ORCHESTRA
Great music should be available to a large audience - under this motto the great composer of the second half of the 20th century and modernity Rodion Shchedrin creates. None…

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ARMENIAN ROMANTIC ARNO BABAJANYAN
He knew how to sincerely enjoy life and most importantly - to share this feeling with other people, easily arranged holidays on weekdays and convened anyone who was not averse…

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Alexey Rybnikov: “We will see revival in music”

The head of the Union of Composers of Russia, Alexei Rybnikov, told the portal Kultura.RF, what distinguishes the work of a musician in film and theater, how they will support talented graduates and why the melodies reflect what is happening in the world.

– Alexey Lvovich, in May of this year you became the head of the Union of Composers of Russia. How did this happen?

– The fact that in the Union of Composers came some anarchy, I knew long before the election. Continue reading

Where in Russia to listen to the body

The sound recording company “Melody” presented a new album of organ music – the collected works of Johann Sebastian Bach. The publication includes three important areas of creativity of the composer: the genres of toccata, sonatas and concert. The talented organist Konstantin Volostnov performed the works of Bach. He told the portal “Kultura.RF” how in our time it is possible to reproduce the sound of ancient organs almost for certain, and in which cities of Russia are the best organs of the country. Continue reading

The most famous Russian operas abroad

Rare theater today does without the Russian repertoire: classical operas by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky and Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitry Shostakovich are staged. Portal “Kultura.RF” studied posters of different years in search of domestic works, loved in the West – from the XIX century to the present day. Continue reading

“The most difficult thing is to earn the trust of musicians”

Peter Gladysh
– What qualities should a conductor have?

– As a cellist, I worked in different orchestras with many conductors of different levels, different ages and nationalities. But there was one conductor’s quality, which always immediately attracted herself. With its manifestation, one always wanted to meet, to give one hundred percent. This quality is solidarity. Continue reading

Vladimir Spivakov: “In music there is everything that is in space”

The chief conductor and artistic director of the State Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosos”, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia Vladimir Spivakov told Kultura.RF portal about how to succeed the beginner violinist, how different is the musical audience in Russia and abroad and what discoveries happened on II International Violin Competition in Ufa. Continue reading

How to listen to Stravinsky
In 2017, the world music community celebrates 135 years since the birth of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. He became one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century and one…

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KING OPERETTA IMRE CALMAN
In the 1930s, the name of this composer was on the lips of all music lovers of the world. Even the followers of the classics sang his melodies. How did…

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OUTSTANDING SIXTEEN EVGENY EVTUSHENKO
Yevgeny Yevtushenko - a poet with a capital letter, and even much more than a Russian poet. This single word has absorbed all the facets of his work - from…

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"GREAT SYMPHONY" FRENZ Schubert
Throughout his life and long enough after his death, Franz Schubert was the personification of a misunderstood genius who had not achieved recognition. Only friends and relatives admired his music,…

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